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Mission146
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March 14th, 2014 at 6:35:53 AM permalink
RicardoEsteban is a pain in the asininus, and has been nuked for Trolling & Personal Insult:

http://wizardofvegas.com/forum/questions-and-answers/math/17327-pay-table-analyzer-programming-question/4/#post339119
https://wizardofvegas.com/forum/off-topic/gripes/11182-pet-peeves/120/#post815219
beachbumbabs
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March 15th, 2014 at 1:11:59 AM permalink
sajjadahmadbwp is a spammer pushing a web casino, and has been nuked:

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FleaStiff
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March 15th, 2014 at 1:51:25 AM permalink
Quote: beachbumbabs

sajjadahmadbwp is a spammer pushing a web casino, and has been nuked:

Yeah I had my doubts about that. An unpronounceable name, an immediate join and post... and supposedly he pays bonuses on deposits... so if he is giving away that much money how could it possible be a fair casino. The only way to get that deposit bonus money back is for him to cheat the casino players.
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March 15th, 2014 at 3:43:18 AM permalink
Quote: beachbumbabs

sajjadahmadbwp is a spammer pushing a web casino, and has been nuked:

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I flagged it but nothing happened. Would you explain the flagging process or is that a secret? It was very clear when it was first instituted but not so much now. With all the administrators and moderators we now have, secret and not so secret, has the flag option become obsolete?

The poster was nuked and the links removed but the post is still there as of right now. Don't posts like this usually get removed in their entirety?
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FleaStiff
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March 15th, 2014 at 4:40:18 AM permalink
I think "flag" means "flag for moderator's later attention" though there was a move afoot to make five such flags an automatic retractor of the thread provided there were no posts in the thread, only flags.
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March 15th, 2014 at 4:48:20 AM permalink
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Quote: beachbumbabs

sajjadahmadbwp is a spammer pushing a web casino, and has been nuked:

Unauthorized Ad



I flagged it but nothing happened. Would you explain the flagging process or is that a secret? It was very clear when it was first instituted but not so much now. With all the administrators and moderators we now have, secret and not so secret, has the flag option become obsolete?

The poster was nuked and the links removed but the post is still there as of right now. Don't posts like this usually get removed in their entirety?



I am not sure myself how the member flag works; I'm assuming it generates a notice one of the original moderators sees, and I don't. When I flag a post, it gets removed. I disabled the links but chose to leave the post as evidence why I nuked the member, so it could be linked to in the suspension list. The Wizard or Mission are welcome to remove it, but I was too quick on removing a post one of them wanted to see a month ago, so I've left it for now.

I'm pretty sure it's worth leaving the flagging option; there are many times members see an obvious problem before any of us.
If the House lost every hand, they wouldn't deal the game.
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March 15th, 2014 at 5:21:23 AM permalink
This probably isn't much help now because this is from a few years ago.

The longer someone was a member, the more flagging privileges they had. It would take many flags from newer members where only a couple from older members would remove a post.

I have flagged posts and seen them disappear right before my eyes. All that meant was that my flag was the final straw. It didn't indicate how many others flagged it or what their seniority was.

It seemed to work. Although there was always potential for abuse, I never heard of any.
Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth. - Mahatma Ghandi
Tanko
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March 15th, 2014 at 5:21:48 AM permalink
Quote: Mission146

RicardoEsteban is a pain in the asininus, and has been nuked for Trolling & Personal Insult:



To the extremists, any question of the effectiveness of BJCC is unacceptable.

If you run sims and show that BJCC provides a mediocre advantage at best, they act like the Taliban of the gaming world.
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March 17th, 2014 at 7:35:39 PM permalink
Keyser is suspended for seven days for the personal insult implied in the title of this thread. This is Keyser's third offense, but the second was almost two years ago, which works off some bad history. So, I'm making it seven days.

Some may argue that it was in retaliation for this thread. However, I will let that one slide, as a fair reference is the infamous election bet between Keyser and Mission.

That is two suspension from me in a day. However, it is still early and I'm looking to score a hat trick.
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24Bingo
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March 17th, 2014 at 8:36:21 PM permalink
Quote: sodawater

people think the word "asinine" means "like an asshole."

asinine really just means silly. it's a much less strong word than most people think.



Language is a funny beast.

It's the same way so many people don't know the difference between "inasmuch as" and "insofar as" that people who use the former properly tend to sort of mean both. And how do you think the two got different meanings in the first place?

The battle is lost - "asinine" does mean "silly," but it's too late to stop it from being more pejorative than that. More so when you look at the etymology - "donkey-like." "Jackass," which clearly means the animal, means both foolish/vulgar and stubborn/pugnacious. Wouldn't you expect "asinine" to be similar?
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